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[Handwritten Note Suggesting a Cuban Connection]

Description: Handwritten note by an unknown author suggesting a Cuban connection to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald.
Date: February 12, 1964
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report on Officer's duties by F. M. Turner, in regards to the President's murder #2]

Description: Report on Officer's duties by F. M. Turner, in regards to the President's murder. Turner was assigned to the group that met President John F. Kennedy at Love Field Airport and took him to Dallas. After the shooting, Turner followed the motorcade car to Parkland Hospital then reported to the Texas School Book Depository. He took affidavits from witnesses and assisted in the investigation.
Date: unknown
Creator: Turner, F. M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter to Henry Wade #2]

Description: Photocopy of a threatening letter written to Henry Wade. In the letter, an unknown author requests that Jack Ruby be released from prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Homicide Report for the Murder of Lee Harvey Oswald #1]

Description: Photocopy of a homicide report which documents the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. It is stated that Lee Harvey Oswald was being transferred to the County Jail when a white male emerged from a crowd of reporters and shot him in the left side. Oswald died during an emergency surgery soon after.
Date: 1963-11-24T14:45:00
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report on Officer's Duties by C. N. Dhority]

Description: Report on Officer's Duties by C. N. Dhority in regards to the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. Dhority describes his duties on the morning of the shooting, and states the he was backing up Captain Fritz's police car to the basement ramp for the transfer of Oswald. He was watching Oswald walk to the car with other officers when he saw a man move across the right side of the car and shoot him. He states that he rode in the ambulance with Oswald to Parkland Hospital and stayed there until he was pronounced dead.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dhority, C. N.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report concerning an interview with Reserve Officer Lieutenant Barnie Merrell]

Description: Handwritten report to Chief J. E. Curry by F. I. Cornwall concerning an interview with Reserve Officer Lieutenant Barnie Merrell. Cornwall states that Merrell was interviewed as to any additional information about the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald that he had not included in his original report. Merrell stated that he did not have anything of significance to add.
Date: November 30, 1963
Creator: Cornwall, F. I.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Statement by L. C. Taylor, concerning the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald]

Description: Statement by L. C. Taylor concerning officer's assignment, the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, and familiarity with Jack Ruby. Taylor describes his duties and observations on the day of the shooting of Oswald, and states that he had met Jack Ruby while working when he (Ruby) owned the Vegas Club.
Date: November 29, 1963
Creator: Taylor, Lester C.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter to Police Department, January 4, 1967]

Description: Photocopy of a letter mailed to the Chief of Police in Dallas, Texas on January 4th, 1967. The letter regards the Kennedy assassination and Jack Ruby. It is largely illegible.
Date: January 4, 1967
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report to W. P. Gannaway by R. W. Westphal, February 15, 1964]

Description: Criminal intelligence report addressed to Captain W. P. Gannaway of the Special Service Bureau. The report, which was submitted by detective H. M. Hart, lists prospective jurors for the Jack Ruby case.
Date: February 15, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Jack Ruby's Notes]

Description: Notes by Jack Ruby which were discovered behind the refrigerator in his former apartment. The notes are largely composed of doodles, names, and various numbers.
Date: 196u
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report of Conversation Between Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald at Carousel Club #1]

Description: Typed report describing an alleged conversation which occurred between Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby at the Carousel Club on October 4th, 1963. It is stated that Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby discussed a plan to assassinate the governor of Texas. Ruby was going to pay Oswald to shoot him.
Date: 1963~/1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report concerning an interview with C. Goolsby]

Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by C. C. Wallace concerning an interview with C. Goolsby. Wallace states that Goolsby was interviewed for any information not included in his original report. Goolsby added that he did not know Jack Ruby and did not know how he got into the basement of City Hall.
Date: November 30, 1963
Creator: Wallace, C. C.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report on Officer's Duties by L. C. Graves, in regards to Lee Harvey Oswald's murder #1]

Description: Report on Officer's duties by L. C. Graves, in regards to Lee Harvey Oswald's murder. Graves describes helping other officers in the transfer of Oswald to the County Jail. He states that Jack Ruby sprang forward out of a line of camera men outside the jail office, and fired one round from a pistol into Oswald's stomach.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graves, L. C.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Statement by Billy Joe Willis]

Description: Handwritten statement by Billy Joe Willis. Willis had known Jack Ruby for twelve years. He states that he worked for Ruby as a drummer and that Ruby took the death of the President very hard. Billy's girlfriend, Joan McClune, telephoned him to tell him that Ruby had killed Oswald.
Date: 1963-11-23~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by C. C. Wallace, concerning an interview with Warren Rickey #2]

Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by C. C. Wallace concerning an interview with Warren Rickey, camera crewman for WBAP-TV, and his identification of Jack Ruby outside City Hall prior to the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald. Wallace states that Mr. Rickey saw Ruby walking back and forth on the sidewalk in front of City Hall.
Date: December 18, 1963
Creator: Wallace, C. C.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives